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Sanna Majaneva

Post-doctoral researcher UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Arctic and Marine BiologyNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Biology, Trondhjem Biological Station
Address Trondhjem Biological Station Department of Biology Norwegian University of Science and Technology Trondheim 7491 Norway Home Phone: +47 91 15 44 85
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Biography

Research interests:

  • Marine food web structure and functioning
  • Plankton biodiversity
  • Molecular ecology
  • Gelatinous zooplankton
  • Food quality

Running national and international projects:

  • Ctenophores – native aliens in Norwegian waters (GooseAlien)
  • GoJelly – a gelatinous solution to plastic pollution
  • Transfer of pigments and vitamins in the aquatic food web
  • Climate and biodiversity status in Svalbard´s fjords (KLIMASVAR)

Relevant scientific publications:

  1. Majaneva, M., Autio, R., Blomster, J., Hyytiäinen, K., Majaneva, S., Müller, S., Nagai, S. & Rintala, J-R.: Sea-ice eukaryotes of the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea, and evidence for herbivory on weakly shade-adapted ice algae. European Journal of Protistology 57, 1-15
  2. Roslin, T. & Majaneva, M.: Invited review: The use of DNA barcodes in food web construction –terrestrial and aquatic ecologists unite! Genome 59 (9), 603-628.
  3. Majaneva, S., Hamon, G., Fugmann, G., Lisowska, M. & Baeseman, J.: Where are they now? – A Case Study of the Impact of International Travel Support for 1 Early Career Arctic Researchers. Polar Science 10 (3), 382-394
  4. Werner, K., Keil, K., Fritz, M., Morata, N., Pavlov, A., Peeken, I., Nikolopoulos, A., Findlay, H., Kędra, K., Majaneva, S., Renner, A., Hendricks, S., Jacquot, M., Nicolaus, M., O’Regan, M., Sampei, M. & Wegner, C.: Arctic in Rapid Transition: Priorities for the Future of Marine and Coastal Research in the Arctic. Polar Science 10 (3), 364-373
  5. Müller, S., Uusikivi, J., Vähätalo, A., Majaneva, M., Majaneva, S., Autio, R. & Rintala, J-M.: A bio-optical model for Baltic Sea ice. Elementa 4
  6. Berge J., Cottier, F. Varpe, Ø., Renaud, P.E., Falk-Petersen, S., Kwasniewski, S., Griffiths, C., Søreide, J.E., Johnsen, G., Aubert, A., Bjærke, O., Hovinen, J., Jung-Madsen, S., Tveit, M. & Majaneva, S. 2014: Arctic complexity: a case study on diel vertical migration of zooplankton – Journal of Plankton Research 36: 1279-1297.
  7. Majaneva, S., Peeken, I., Choy, E., David, C., Degen, R., Górska, B., Jørgensen, L., Kirievskaya, D., Mazurkiewicz, M., Narcy, F., Richard, J., Rastrick, S., Kedra, M., Berge, J. & Bluhm, B. 2015: Marine Biodiversity: From Individuals to Pan-Arctic. Future directions of Arctic Science Priority sheet. Arctic in Rapid Transition. DOI: 10.2312/ART.0329.18148.
  8. Majaneva, S. & Suonpää, A. 2015: Vedenalaisen roskan kartoitus Helsingin aluevesillä (Underwater waste in Helsinki area). City of Helsinki – Environment Centre.
  9. Majaneva, S. 2014: Understanding the biodiversity and ecological importance of ctenophores– Lessons from Arctic and Baltic Mertensia ovum. – W. & A. de Nottbeck Foundation Sci. Rep. 41: 1–74. Available online at http://ethesis.helsinki.fi.
  10. Majaneva, S., Setälä, O., Gorokhova, E. & Lehtiniemi, M. 2014: Feeding of the Arctic ctenophore Mertensia ovum in the Baltic Sea: evidence of the use of microbial prey. – Journal of Plankton Research 36: 91-103.
  11. Lehtiniemi, M., Gorokhova, E., Bolte, S., Haslob, H., Huwer, B., Katajisto, T., Lennuk, L., Majaneva, S., Põllumäe, A., Schaber, M., Setälä, O., Reusch, T. B. H., Viitasalo-Frösén, S., Vuorinen, I. & Välipakka, P. 2013: Distribution and reproduction of the Arctic ctenophore Mertensia ovum in the Baltic Sea – Marine Ecology Progress Series 491: 111-124.
  12. Majaneva, S., Berge, J., Renaud, P.E., Vader, A., Stübner, E., Rao, A.M., Sparre, Ø. & Lehtiniemi,M. 2013: Aggregations of predators and prey affect predation impact of the Arctic ctenophore Mertensia ovum – Marine Ecology Progress Series 476: 87-100.
  13. Majaneva, S. & Majaneva, M. 2013: Cydippid ctenophores in the coastal waters of Svalbard: is it only Mertensia ovum? – Polar Biology 36: 1681-1686.
  14. Granhag, L., Majaneva, S. & Møller, L. F. 2012: First recordings of the ctenophore Euplokamis sp. (Ctenophora, Cydippida) in Swedish coastal waters and molecular identification of this genus – Aquatic Invasions 7: 455 – 463.